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High School Football America Small Schools Top 25 National Rankings for 2020-21

For the third year in a row, Southern Columbia (Pennsylvania) is the best small school high school football team in America. The Tigers, who are currently on a 60-game win streak, finish No. 1 in the 2020-2021 High School Football America Small Schools Top 25.

Last fall, Southern Columbia won its fourth straight Pennsylvania high school football state championship. The Tigers have now won 11 overall state titles under head coach Jim Roth, who has 456 lifetime wins, which puts him No. 1 on the state’s all-time wins list.

Champagnat Catholic, winners of the last two Florida 2A titles, finishes No. 2 in the nation.

Texas leads the small school rankings with five teams in the Top 25. Shiner is the highest ranked team from the Lone Star State. The Comanches, who won the Texas 2A Division I championship last year, are ranked No. 3.

Georgia and North Carolina each placed three teams  in the Top 25. Alabama, Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania have two teams apiece in the national rankings.

Former NFL quarterback Jonathan Quinn led Davidson Academy to its third straight Tennessee Division II-A state title in 2020. As a result, the Bears finish No. 19 in the nation.

2020-2021 High School Football America Small Schools Top 25



No. 1 Southern Columbia (Pennsylvania)


No. 2 Champagnat Catholic (Florida)


No. 3 Shiner (Texas)


No. 4 Kirtland (Ohio)


No. 5 Prince Avenue Academy (Georgia)


No. 6 Canadian (Texas)


No. 7 Taylorsville (Mississippi)


No. 8 Windhorst (Texas)


No. 9 Baker (Florida)


No. 10 Reidsville (North Carolina)


No. 11 Mart (Texas)


No. 12 Irwin County (Georgia)


No. 13 Jim Ned (Texas)


No. 14 Steelton-Highspire (Pennsylvania)


No. 15 Callaway (Georgia)


No. 16 Blair Oaks (Missouri)


No. 17 Linden (Alabama)


No. 18 Coldwater (Ohio)


No. 19 Davidson Academy (Tennessee)


No. 20 Holy Spirit (New Jersey)


No. 21 Abbeville (South Carolina)


No. 22 Murphy (North Carolina)


No. 23 Oak Grove (Louisiana)


No. 24 Tarboro (North Carolina)


No. 25 Mars Hill Bible (Alabama)



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